Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - The United States leads the world in obesity with more than a third of the population considered obese.

Dallas, Texas (NAPSI) - The cooler temperatures of winter can present health challenges for those with heart disease and those who love them. To help, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association offer some tips.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - The winter season with its many holidays is an important time for families to get together and share traditions among generations. Unfortunately, too often it is also a time to share colds and flu.

Las Veas, Nevada (NAPSI) - According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), children typically catch six to eight colds each year. While there is no cure for this seasonal illness, there are several things parents can do to boost their child’s immunity.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Imagine that during the hopeful and exciting period of your life as you enter young adulthood, you begin seeing things that are not really there, behaving strangely without control and having problems speaking clearly.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Those with diabetes should take a good look at their eye health.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Women often struggle to make the right diet and exercise choices, but there’s one more secret to success, according to new research: a positive attitude.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - For caregivers, the holidays can be filled with warm family gatherings but may also be fraught with depression, anxiety and challenges that many others don’t face. Here are some tips for caregivers this holiday season and beyond.

Carson City, Nevada - The Nevada State Health Division today announced it has teamed with Medscape from WebMD, the leading source of health information for healthcare professionals, to communicate urgent public health messages to its healthcare providers in Nevada.

Carson City, Nevada - Nevada’s flu vaccination coverage for 2011-2012, estimated at 32.6%, ranked lowest in the nation and was well below the national average of 42%, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  The Nevada State Division of Health seeks a higher seasonal flu vaccination rate for Nevadans during the current season, 2012-2013.